When the cure kills—CBD limits biodiversity research

  title={When the cure kills—CBD limits biodiversity research},
  author={K. D. Prathapan and Rohan Pethiyagoda and Kamaljit S. Bawa and Peter H. Raven and Priyadarsanan Dharma Rajan},
  pages={1405 - 1406}
National laws fearing biopiracy squelch taxonomy studies The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) commits its 196 nation parties to conserve biological diversity, use its components sustainably, and share fairly and equitably the benefits from the utilization of genetic resources. The last of these objectives was further codified in the Convention's Nagoya Protocol (NP), which came into effect in 2014. Although these aspirations are laudable, the NP and resulting national ambitions on… Expand
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